Quick Heal detects malware misusing the fame of Patanjali’s Kimbho app

Credit to Author: Rupali Parate| Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:14:16 +0000

When Patanjali’s Kimbho app came to Google Play Store, it made some headlines on the Internet, newspapers, TVs, etc. It had 1.5 lakh downloads in just 3 hours. Kimbho app was designed for socializing, messaging and sharing videos, images, etc., same as what the WhatsApp and Facebook app do. However,…

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BlackBerry's Android upgrade track record should give anyone pause

Credit to Author: JR Raphael| Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2018 08:56:00 -0700

Hey, look: A new BlackBerry phone is here! And no, you didn’t just wake up from a 12-year coma. I promise you, it is still 2018.

The new BlackBerry Key2, however, is aimed squarely at those who miss the glory days of the physical-keyboard-packin’ phone — specifically, business users who still place some sort of value on the BlackBerry name (even if it’s technically a different organization making the devices now). The company’s own landing page for the device placards that focus plainly:

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Fake Fortnite for Android links found on YouTube

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:00:41 +0000

The extremely popular video game Fortnite is coming to Android sometime this summer, and the fanbase is going wild. Not surprisingly, mobile malware developers are taking advantage. Already, there are several videos on YouTube with links claiming to be versions of Fortnite for Android. Spoiler alert: they’re fake.

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Which Android phones get regular security updates? Here's a hint

Credit to Author: JR Raphael| Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:48:00 -0700

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Mobile Menace Monday: A race to hidden ads

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000

A bike racing game on Google Play locks users’ screens, displays full-screen ads, and is notoriously difficult to uninstall. It’s no wonder Android game reviewers demand to know how to get rid of it. We show you how.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Myths about mobile security and facts that debunk them

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Thu, 31 May 2018 08:45:31 +0000

When it comes to desktop computers, people go for the best security software. But when the talk is about their mobile security, odds are, they are least bothered. Most think that their mobile devices are less vulnerable to cyberattacks than their computers; that however, is a myth, and probably a…

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